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Sports Night: Swafford leaving Sac High

Hometown report: Towering figure to be AD at new school

After 16 years, Sacramento High School boys basketball coach Derek Swafford is leaving the school to become the athletic director at the Fortune School of Education, a charter school in Sacramento. He guided the Dragons to 433 wins and 15 league championships.

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Kings: Cousins looks forward to Olympics

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will realize a dream next month when he takes the court for Team USA in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. That’s where his focus is, even though many want to know how he feels about the Kings drafting center Georgios Papagiannis.

A’s: Graveman earns fifth consecutive win

Yonder Alonso drives in three runs with two two-out hits to back Kendall Graveman’s fifth consecutive win as the A’s defeat the Astros 7-4.

Giants: Clashes with Red Sox are not as common as you’d think

The Red Sox and Giants franchises have been around more than 100 years (they met in the 1912 World Series), but their history together is only a chapter or two. A look at their 14 games ahead of the teams’ two-game series that starts Tuesday in Boston.

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